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Jack Allen (I) (1907–1995)


Jack Allen was born on October 23, 1907 in Sandbach, Cheshire, England as Robert John Lea Allen. He is known for his work on The Four Feathers (1939), Coronation Street (1960) and BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (1950). He was married to Ruth Dunning. He died on May 25, 1995 in London, England. See full bio »

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(age 87) in London, England, UK

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Known For

The Four Feathers Lieutenant Willoughby
(1939)
Coronation Street Arthur Walker
(1965-1969)
BBC Sunday-Night Theatre 2nd Engineer (ant) / Captain Horace Vale / Charles Roberts / Geoffrey Farrant / Lawrence Manfred / Michael Rowe / Mr. Miller / Otto (butterfly)
(1950-1954)
Owen, M.D. Mr. Wheeler
(1972)

Filmography

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 1982 Squadron (TV Series)
Air Marshal Sir Thomas Bassett
- One of Our Harriers Is Missing (1982) ... Air Marshal Sir Thomas Bassett
 1980 Paul's Case (TV Movie)
Theater Employee
 1977 Crown Court (TV Series)
Mr. Crimble
- Crime Passionel: Part 1 (1977) ... Mr. Crimble
 1976 The Sweeney (TV Series)
The Vicar
- Sweet Smell of Succession (1976) ... The Vicar
 1976 The Confessional
GP
 1975 Second Time Around (TV Series)
Walter
- After the Ball Is Over (1975) ... Walter
 1973 Harriet's Back in Town (TV Series)
Col. Haversham
- Episode #1.30 (1973) ... Col. Haversham
- Episode #1.29 (1973) ... Col. Haversham
 1972 New Scotland Yard (TV Series)
Major French-Hatton
- Evidence of Character (1972) ... Major French-Hatton
 1972 Owen, M.D. (TV Series)
Mr. Wheeler
- The Return: Part 2 (1972) ... Mr. Wheeler
- The Return: Part 1 (1972) ... Mr. Wheeler
 1971 Now, Take My Wife (TV Series)
 1970 Wreckers at Dead Eye (TV Mini-Series)
Shadrach
- Shivering Sands (1970) ... Shadrach
- Ship in the Night (1970) ... Shadrach
- Boomer Hole (1970) ... Shadrach
- The Legend of Thriabbas (1970) ... Shadrach
- Hand of Evil (1970) ... Shadrach
 1970 Ned Kelly
Melbourne
 1965-1969 Coronation Street (TV Series)
Arthur Walker
- Episode #1.925 (1969) ... Arthur Walker
- Episode #1.924 (1969) ... Arthur Walker
- Episode #1.521 (1965) ... Arthur Walker
- Episode #1.475 (1965) ... Arthur Walker
 1968-1969 Not in Front of the Children (TV Series)
Henry's Father
- Happy Birthday (1969) ... Henry's Father
- The George Washington Complex (1968) ... Henry's Father
 1968-1969 Comedy Playhouse (TV Series)
Henry Maddox / Manders
- The Loves of Larch Hill (1969) ... Henry Maddox
- The Gold Watch Club (1968) ... Manders
 1968 Orlando (TV Series)
Insp. Hugh Gret
- Au Revoir But Not Goodbye (1968) ... Insp. Hugh Gret
- Comment Allez Are You Up? (1968) ... Insp. Hugh Gret
- Aimez-vous Serge Trowzeroff (1968) ... Insp. Hugh Gret
- Orlando and the Fifi Affair (1968) ... Insp. Hugh Gret
 1968 The Big Switch
Hornsby-Smith
 1968 Life with Cooper (TV Series)
Various Roles
- Hobby (1968) ... Various Roles
 1967 Inheritance (TV Series)
Nasmyth
- Slump (1967) ... Nasmyth
 1967 The Prisoner (TV Series)
Doctor
- Arrival (1967) ... Doctor
 1966 My Name's McGooley, What's Yours? (TV Series)
The Italian Man
- The New House (1966) ... The Italian Man
 1965 Secret Agent (TV Series)
Colonel
- To Our Best Friend (1965) ... Colonel
 1965 The Flying Swan (TV Series)
Harry Sutcliffe
- A Chapter of Accidents (1965) ... Harry Sutcliffe
 1965 Fothergale Co. Ltd. (TV Series documentary)
Malcolm Burton
- Theory of Games (1965) ... Malcolm Burton
- Investment Appraisal (1965) ... Malcolm Burton
- Forward Planning (1965) ... Malcolm Burton
 1964 Mary Barton (TV Series)
Duncombe
- Trial (1964) ... Duncombe
- Violence (1964) ... Duncombe
 1964 Sykes and A... (TV Series)
 1963 Bomb in the High Street
Supt. Haley
 1961 The Queen's Guards
Brigadier Cummings
 1961 Theatre Night (TV Series)
Henry Fordyce
- Goodnight Mrs. Puffin (1961) ... Henry Fordyce
 1957-1961 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Mr. Lawson / Sir Tristram Marden / Floyd
- Miss Treeves (1961) ... Mr. Lawson
- Dandy Dick (1959) ... Sir Tristram Marden
- The Wooden Dish (1957) ... Floyd
 1961 Dixon of Dock Green (TV Series)
Charles Wigram
- The Glass of Fury (1961) ... Charles Wigram
 1961 The Great Armored Car Swindle
Ernest Winlatter
 1960 The Adventures of Robin Hood (TV Series)
Sir Percy
- The Champion (1960) ... Sir Percy
 1959-1960 Tell It to the Marines (TV Series)
Maj. Howard
- Episode #1.30 (1960) ... Maj. Howard
- Episode #1.29 (1960) ... Maj. Howard
- Episode #1.28 (1960) ... Maj. Howard
- Episode #1.27 (1960) ... Maj. Howard
- Episode #1.26 (1960) ... Maj. Howard
 1959 Dial 999 (TV Series)
Chief Constable
- 50,000 Hands (1959) ... Chief Constable
 1959 Life in Danger
Jack Ashley
 1959 The White Trap
Dr. Hayden
 1959 Jack the Ripper
Asst. Commissioner
 1959 Saturday Playhouse (TV Series)
Roger Crosby
- The Cat and the Canary (1959) ... Roger Crosby
 1959 The Headless Ghost
Earl of Ambrose
 1958-1959 Television Playwright (TV Series)
John / Major Trevor Tilbury
- The Birthday (1959) ... John
- The Inside Chance (1958) ... Major Trevor Tilbury
 1958 Rush Hour (TV Series)
 1958 September Tide (TV Movie)
Robert Hanson
 1958 Dick and the Duchess (TV Series)
Ashley
- The Wild Party (1958) ... Ashley
 1957 The Army Game (TV Series)
Maj. Upshot-Bagley (1958)
 1956-1957 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
Bertie, The Major / Major Driscoll
- The King of Iceland (1957) ... Bertie, The Major
- Flash Point (1956) ... Major Driscoll
 1956 Call It a Day (TV Movie)
Frank Haines
 1955 Barbie (TV Series)
Captain Andrews
- Episode #1.1 (1955) ... Captain Andrews
 1955 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series)
Group Captain
- Mid Level (1955) ... Group Captain
 1954 Impulse
Freddie
 1954 Radio Cab Murder
Parker
 1950-1954 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Mr. Miller / Lawrence Manfred / Michael Rowe / ...
- Wilderness of Monkeys (1954) ... Mr. Miller
- Black Limelight (1952) ... Lawrence Manfred
- Michael and Mary (1952) ... Michael Rowe
- Eden End (I) (1951) ... Geoffrey Farrant
- The Magistrate (1951) ... Captain Horace Vale
 1954 Friends and Neighbours (TV Series)
- Episode #1.1 (1954)
 1953 The Heart of the Matter
RNVR Lieutenant (uncredited)
 1952 It Started in Paradise
Lord Chandos (uncredited)
 1952 Meet Mr. Callaghan (TV Movie)
William Meraulton
 1952 The Sound Barrier
'Windy'
 1952 Dead on Course
Tniscott (uncredited)
 1951 The Sacred Flame (TV Movie)
Colin Tabret
 1950 She Shall Have Murder
Maj. Stewart
 1950 Mrs. Dot (TV Movie)
Gerald Halstane
 1950 Off the Record (TV Movie)
Tom D'Arcy, MP
 1949 Crimson Plush (TV Movie)
Charles
 1949 The Mollusc (TV Movie)
Tom Kemp
 1949 Conspirator
Raglan
 1949 Myself a Stranger (TV Movie)
Tim Smith
 1948 Elizabeth of Ladymead
Maj. Wrigley in 1946
 1947 The Likes of 'Er (TV Movie)
Alfred Cope
 1946 Frieda (TV Movie)
Robert Dawson
 1945 Think It Over (Short)
R.A. Colonel
 1940 Spy for a Day
Capt. Bradshaw
 1939 An Expert in Crime (TV Movie)
Pat Grayson
 1939 Magic (TV Movie)
Morris Carleon
 1939 The Four Feathers
Lieutenant Willoughby
 1939 Dance Without Music (TV Movie)
29th March version only
 1937 The Angelus (uncredited)
 1937 The Cavalier of the Streets
Bit Role (uncredited)
 1933 The House of Trent
Minor role (uncredited)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

He acted in Karel Capek's play, "The Insect Play", at the Little Theatre in London, England with Edmund Willard, A. Bromley Davenport, Joyce Redman, Marta Mitrovich and James Lytton in the cast. Nancy Price was the director. See more »

Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)
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Star Sign:

Scorpio

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